• (4.3) 6 reviews
  • MSRP: $78$7,110
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 22
  • Engine: 210-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1997 Acura RL


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Last year when Acura unveiled the 3.5RL at the Chicago auto show, its goal was clear: Build a refined sedan that embodies luxury and performance attributes at a price substantially less than its rivals from Lexus and Infiniti. Almost a year has passed since I first saw the 3.5RL, which took the place of the Legend atop Acura's lineup. Whereas the Lexus LS 400 and Infiniti Q45 use V... Read full review for the 1997 Acura RL

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Very reliable but something may need attention

by RL fan from Los Angeles, Ca on April 23, 2012

All my cars are acura, starting from the my Sterling, then legend and RL. I have had 3 RLs, my opinions toward this car is : reliable on engine and trans. Let me remind you where the problems are easi... Read Full Review

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